Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series

The Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series focuses on interdisciplinary legal scholarship in all subject areas. The series includes works from the law school's faculty, students, and distinguished visitors. To receive the announcements about new papers from the series, please contact Prof. Peter Yu at peteryu@law.tamu.edu.

2019

19-01
From Nuisance to Environmental Protection in Continental Europe
Vanessa Casado Pérez and Carlos Gómez Ligüerre (Univ. Pompeu Fabra)

19-02
Free Trade, Immigrant Workers, and Employment Discrimination
Angela D. Morrison

19-03
Do You Believe in Magic?: Self-Determination and Procedural Justice Meet Inequality in Court-Connected Mediation
Nancy Welsh

19-04
China, 'Belt and Road' and Intellectual Property Cooperation
Peter K. Yu

19-05
Reconsidering Christianity as a Support for Secular Law: A Final Reply to Professor Calhoun
Wayne Barnes

19-06
Community Law Practice
Luz E. Herrera

19-07
Sweetheart Deals, Deferred Prosecution, and Making a Mockery of the Criminal Justice System: U.S. Corporate DPAs Rejected on Many Fronts
Peter Reilly

19-08
TRIPS Wars: Developing Countries Strike Back
Peter K. Yu

19-09
Mandatory Legal Malpractice Insurance: Exposing Lawyers’ Blind Spots
Susan Saab Fortney

19-10
The Mixed Case for a PTAB Off-Ramp
Saurabh Vishnubhakat

19-11
Class Action-Barring Mandatory Pre-Dispute Consumer Arbitration Clauses: An Example of (and Opportunity for) Dispute System Design
Nancy Welsh

19-12
A Hater's Guide to Geoblocking
Peter K. Yu

19-13
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Holmes: A Tale of Two Testaments
Stephen R. Alton

19-14
Environmental Law. Disrupted
Vanessa Casado Pérez, Inara Scott (Oregon State Univ.), David Takacs (Univ. of California Hastings), Rebecca M. Bratspies (City Univ. of New York), Robin Kundis Craig (Univ. of Utah), Keith H. Hirokawa (Albany), Blake Hudson (Univ. of Houston), Sarah Krakoff (Univ. of Colorado), Katrina Fischer Kuh (Pace), Jessica Owley (Univ at Buffalo), Melissa Powers (Lewis & Clark), Jonathan D. Rosenbloom (Drake), Shannon Roesler (Oklahoma City Univ.), J. B. Ruhl (Vanderbilt),and Erin Ryan (Florida State Univ.)

19-15
In Times of Chaos: Creating Blueprints for Law School Responses to Natural Disasters
Luz E. Herrera, Jeffrey R. Baker (Pepperdine), Christine E Cerniglia (Stetson), Davida Finger (Loyola Univ. New Orleans), and JoNel Newman (Univ. of Miami)

19-16
State-to-State and Investor-State Copyright Dispute Settlement
Peter K. Yu

19-17
Online Legal Document Providers and the Public Interest: Using a Certification Approach to Balance Access to Justice and Public Protection
Susan Saab Fortney

19-18
Supreme Verbosity: The Roberts Court's Expanding Legacy
Meg Mary Margaret Penrose

19-19
Spill-Over Reputation: Comparative Study of India & the United States
Srividhya Ragavan

19-20
The Incremental Development of the ASEAN-China Strategic Intellectual Property Partnership
Peter K. Yu

19-21
The Mexican Petroleum License of 2013: A Step to the Past to Bring Mexico into the Present and the Grounds for an Uncertain Future
Guillermo J. Garcia Sanchez

19-22
A New #MeToo Result: Rejecting Notions of Romantic Consent with Executives
Michael Z. Green

19-23
Dispute Resolution Neutrals' Ethical Obligation to Support Measured Transparency
Nancy Welsh

19-24
Intellectual Property and Human Rights 2.0
Peter K. Yu

19-25
Access to Law or Access to Lawyers? Masters Programs in the Public Educational Mission of Law Schools
Mark Edwin Burge

19-26 Liquid Business

Vanessa Casado Pérez

19-27
Historic Partition Law Reform: A Game Changer for Heirs’ Property Owners
Thomas W. Mitchell

19-28
Fitting Machine-Generated Data into Trade Regulatory Holes
Peter K. Yu

19-29
Centering Women in Prisoners' Rights Litigation
Amber Baylor

19-30
Conferring Legal Personality on the World's Rivers: A Brief Intellectual Assessment
Gabriel Eckstein, Ariella D'Andrea (Nordenfjeldske Development Services), Dr Virginia Marshall (Australian National Univ.), Erin O'Donnell (Univ. of Melbourne), Julia Talbot-Jones (Victoria Univ. of Wellington), Deborah Curran (Univ. of Victoria Faculty of Law), and Katie O'Bryan (Monash Univ. Faculty of Law)

19-31
The Footprint of the Chinese Petro-Dragon: The Future of Investment Law in Transboundary Resources
Guillermo J. Garcia Sanchez

19-32
China's Innovative Turn and the Changing Pharmaceutical Landscape
Peter K. Yu

19-33
Trauma-Informed Advocacy: Learning to Empathize with Unspeakable Horrors
Susan Ayres

19-34
Ethical Blind Spots in Adoption Lawyering
Malinda L. Seymore

19-35
Disguised Patent Policymaking
Saurabh Vishnubhakat

19-36
TRIPS and Its Contents
Peter K. Yu

19-37
Forum Clauses at the Margin
James George

19-38
The Race to the Middle
William J. Magnuson

19-39
The State of Exactions
Timothy M. Mulvaney

19-40
Caught in the Middle: WIPO and Emerging Economies
Peter K. Yu

19-41
Developing Workplace Law Programming: A Labor of Love
Michael Z. Green

19-42
A Natural Right to Copy
Glynn S. Lunney, Jr.

19-43
The Paradox of Minority Attorney Satisfaction
Milan Markovic, and  Gabriele Plickert (California State Polytechnic Univ, Pomona)

19-44
The Algorithmic Divide and Equality in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
Peter K. Yu

19-45
Artificial Financial Intelligence
William J. Magnuson

19-46
Technological Triage of Immigration Cases
Fatma E. Marouf and Luz E. Herrera

19-47
Goodbye to Concurring Opinions
Meg Mary Margaret Penrose

19-48
A Case Against the Use Doctrine in Trademark Law
Srividhya Ragavan

19-49
Boiling Starbucks’ Roasting Down to the Essence of its Residual
William Byrnes

19-50
The ASEAN Way or No Way? A Closer Look at the Absence of a Common Rule on Intellectual Property Exhaustion in ASEAN and the Impact on the ASEAN Market
Irene Calboli

19-51
Copyright and the 1%
Glynn S. Lunney, Jr.

19-52
Challenges to the Development of a Human Rights Framework for Intellectual Property
Peter K. Yu

19-53
Bringing Home the Right to Housing to Advance Urban Sustainability
Lisa T. Alexander

19-54
Even Some International Law is Local: Implementation of Treaties through Subnational Mechanisms
Charlotte Ku, William Henning, David P. Stewart(Georgetown Univ. Law Center), and Paul Diehl(Univ. of Texas at Dallas)

19-55
Extraterritorial Rights in Border Enforcement
Fatma E. Marouf

19-56
Reconsidering the Rationale for the Duration of Data Exclusivity
Srividhya Ragavan, Jonathan Kimball (Association for Accessible Medicines), Sofia Vegas

19-57
Copyright's Excess Revisited
Glynn S. Lunney, Jr.

19-58
Executive Overreaching in Immigration Adjudication
Fatma E. Marouf

19-59
Overwriting and Under-Deciding: Addressing the Roberts Court's Shrinking Docket
Meg Mary Margaret Penrose

19-60
The Second Transformation of the International Intellectual Property Regime
Peter K. Yu

19-61
Community in Property: Lessons from Tiny Homes Villages
Lisa T. Alexander

19-62
The Emerging Legal Architecture for Social Justice
Luz E. Herrera, and Louise G. Trubek (Univ. of Wisconsin)

19-63
A World of Distrust
Timothy M. Mulvaney

19-64
287(g) Agreements in the Trump Era
Huyen Pham

19-65
Bargaining in the Dark: The Need for Transparency and Data in Plea Bargaining
Cynthia Alkon, and Andrea Kupfer Schneider (Marquette Univ.)

19-66
Legal Literacy and Communication Skills: Working with Law and Lawyers (Chapter 1)
Mark Edwin Burge, and Jennifer Murphy Romig (Emory Univ.)

19-67
A Third-Party Doctrine for Digital Metadata
H. Brian Holland

19-68
Becoming Unconventional: Constricting the 'Particular Social Group' Ground for Asylum
Fatma E. Marouf